Category Archives: abandoned dogs

I cried

I really did. I looked at this photo and wept. What. Is. Wrong. With. People. We have homed skinny ribby dogs but this? Our abuse of animals never fails to amaze me. Let alone our hypocrisy. Eat dogs, cats, horses. … Continue reading

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It doesn’t matter to me*

Passion and me don’t really sit comfortably together. After all, I was brought up to think that emotion was something best left alone. But we all move on in life, and, there are the odd few things I can be … Continue reading

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Dog eat dog

Journalism was a tough world out there. Apparently so much so that we ate each other. Dog eat dog was regularly applied to my trade/craft/profession. But that’s metaphorical. This isn’t. This is literal – I’ve deleted the photos as I … Continue reading

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Saving Sergeant Rex.

Originally posted on Philosopher Mouse of the Hedge:
He’s done his part. Hunting IED’s keeping the others in his group safe in Iraq. Wounded in action. Braved blazing sun, mind dulling heat, and freezing temperature. All without complaint. Got up…

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Adoption? Adopted?

I never realised adoption was such a grey term. I thought it meant you took something/someone when it was unwanted. But browsing around the dogblog world, as you do when you have a dog with a blog, I have become … Continue reading

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I want that dog/puppy/designer lifestyle :(

Today on Facebook (which I really try not to look at very often) – I saw a dog who looked just like mine. It is the strangest feeling to look at a dog in a KILL shelter – THAT MEANS, … Continue reading

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Dogs

We’ve had four dogs in around 20 years. The first three came from rescue homes in the UK, the last one found us on the street in Spain. We were both brought up with dogs, so once we got our … Continue reading

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